Conferences Presenting

Las Vegas October Conference
October 25, 2018
7:30AM - 1:00PM
Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA
Las Vegas December Conference
December 06, 2018
7:30AM - 1:00PM
Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA
Cancun Conference
November 02, 2018
7:30AM - 1:00PM
Matthew X. Ryan, CPA, CFE, MBA
Live Event
There are no prerequisites for this course

Course Description

At the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of managing the finance function of an organization, critical economic data is needed to properly forecast the impact of the economy on an organization. This course will provide you with critical economic information of topics relevant to the financial executive. It also provides various potential forecast scenarios and the impacts they would have on an organization.

Course Specifics

There are no prerequisites for this course

Compliance Information

Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify critical economic issues facing the finance department of an organization and the forecasting process
  • Develop an understanding of the COSO standards of risk and the impact on AU-C 314 and AU-C 316
  • Cite the impact of inflation statistics
  • Discuss the impact of the Federal Open Market Committee Meeting minutes on the money supply, banking relations, and the potential direction of interest rates
  • Cite the impact of future interest rates and fair value impact on assets
  • Examine trends and analyze the impact of unemployment and the labor force participation rate and its potential impact on pay and benefits availability
  • Evaluate social security funding shortfalls
  • Identify the impact of unemployment compensation costs and rates by state
  • Cite the impact of Workers Compensation costs and rates by state

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